See also: ποιός and ποῖος

Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek ποῖος (poîos), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷis.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpços/
  • Hyphenation: ποιος

Pronoun edit

ποιος (poiosm (feminine ποια, neuter ποιο)  interrogative

  1. who
    Ποιος είναι ο επισκέπτης;
    Poios eínai o episképtis?
    Who is the caller?
    Who's that?, Who's there?, Who is it?
  2. which
    Ποιο βιβλίο θέλεις;
    Poio vivlío théleis?
    Which book do you want?
  3. (in accusative case) who, whom
    Σε ποιον το έδωσες;
    Se poion to édoses?
    To whom did you give it?
  4. (in genitive case) whose
    Ποιανού είναι η πετσέτα;
    Poianoú eínai i petséta?
    Whose is the towel?

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: aftospiyos, kıtıpiyos

See also edit

  • που (pou) for the relative form of who:
    Ο άνθρωπος που γνώριζε πολλάO ánthropos pou gnórize polláThe Man Who Knew Too Much